Development of Ideas – Evidence of Critical Thinking

Select either the qualitative or quantitative study method for this assignment. The study method should connect to the practice problem of interest identified in Topic 1. This could be one of the previously selected articles from your literature review or a new peer-reviewed article.

In an essay of 2 pages, summarize the study, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address any ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.

Refer to the resource “Research Summary and Ethical Considerations Guidelines” for suggested headings for your paper.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

1- What are the typical Cuban communication patterns you need to be aware of in dealing with Mrs. Hernandez?

2- How would you assist Mrs. Hernandez in developing a plan for a 1500-calorie diet and regular exercise?

3- Would you encourage Mrs. Hernandez to go to the botanica to purchase some herbs?

How would you approach her desire to use herbs instead of the prescribed oral hypoglycemic agent?

4 -Discuss some common folk practices that Cuban families may use to maintain health or cure common ailments.

Following is the rubric


Description of Acceptable Posts

Development of Ideas – Evidence of Critical Thinking – 5 pts
Well-developed ideas; introduces new ideas; stimulates discussion. Clear evidence of critical thinking- application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Postings are characterized by clarity of argument, depth of insight into theoretical issues, originality of treatment, and relevance. Sometimes include unusual insights. Arguments are well supported.

References – 2 pts